Western Writers of America and Western State College are hosting the 3rd Annual Writers Workshop in Gunnison, Colo., on July 10-14. To register for Writing the West, go to www.writingthewest.com or call Larry at 970-943-3035.



Head to John Day, Ore., for the fifth annual SolWest Renewable Energy Fair on July 25-27. The fair will feature workshops, speakers and an Electrathon race. For more information, e-mail info@solwest.org.



The Aspen Center for Environmental Studies is holding summer programs and naturalist fields schools for children and adults. Classes run from June through August and range from “Fire Ecology: Life After Fire” to “Mountain Mushrooms of Colorado.” For more information, call 970-925-5756 or go to www.aspennature.org.